The millennials Lauren Holmes writes about in her book of short stories, "Barbara The Slut (and Other People)," don't pretend to have everything all figured out. They're awkward, insecure and a bit helpless.

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In one short story, a law school grad starts working at a sex shop, something she finds more thrilling than working in an office. In another, an overachieving high schooler, who also happens to be really into sex, faces her slut shaming classmates.

Some of the stories might make you feel sad. Others, just uncomfortable. But they're all worth the read.

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